Bill Gates on the next 40 years of technology

for PC Magazine's charter issue(Opens in a new window) in early 1982, the newly minted editor-in-chief and publisher David Bunnell flew

to Seattle to interview a fresh-faced, 26-year-old Bill Gates,

the president and co-founder of a little software company called Microsoft.

Bunnell’s goal with this exclusive interview was to understand the part Microsoft and

its software played in the development of the groundbreaking IBM PC

hat was born less than a year earlier.

More than four decades later, the concept of the personal computer has

evolved so far beyond the 16-bit beige box made primarily

The world around it has changed, too